Trekking in Bhutan will take you to come of the most remote and breathtaking landscapes of the country. Druk Path Trek is short trek, relatively easy from Paro to Thimphu. The Druk Path goes as high as 3800m above the sea level. This trek is very wonderful and a very popular trek in Bhutan – as this trek requires a shorter duration. The trek is moderate and demanding one. En-route, on clear weather, views of the Himalayas is breathtaking. The sceneries are beautiful and fantastic, monasteries, lakes, the rhododendron and high altitude wildflowers and many more makes the trekking very interesting and memorable in one’s lifetime.
Tour highlights of Druk Path Trek in Bhutan.
- Explore the most remote kingdoms on Earth-Bhutan.
- Enjoy the fresh air in the pristine environment of Bhutan.
- Explore and rediscover the old trails of Bhutan.
- Explore the pristine environment of Bhutan.
- The shortest and most popular trek in Bhutan – Druk Path Trek
- Hike up to the most sacred monastery in Bhutan – Tiger’s nest.
Day 01. Arrive to Paro
Arrive Paro. Afternoon visit National Museum & Paro Dzong. Evening stroll around the Paro town. Welcome dinner and over night at hotel.
Day 02. Paro Halt
Hike to Taktshang Goenpa (Taktshang Monastery). Afternoon visit Drukgyel dzong and Kyichu Lhakhang. Evening visit farmhouse for dinner, Suja (Butter Tea) and Ara (Local Alchol). . Over night stay at hotel.
Day 03. Paro – Jele dzong (Trek Starts)
The trek begins above from the National museum. On clear days, the snow-capped mountains can be seen. The camp site- near old Jele Dzong.
Altitude 3,350m; Distance 10 Km; Time 3 – 4 hours.
Day 04. Jele Dzong – Jangchuklhakha
The trek passes through the thick alpine forest of rhododendron; yaks and yak herders can be seen en route. Overnight at the camp, Jangchuklhakha.
Altitude 3,700m; Distance 12 Km; Time 4 – 5 hours.
Day 05. Jangchulakha – Jimilangtso
Mountains can be viewed on clear days and the lake-Jimilangtsho. Overnight at the camp, Jimilangtsho.
Altitude 3,800m; Distance 16 Km; Time 6/7 hours.
Day 06. Jimilangtso – Phajoding
The dwarf rhododendron trees, the lake of Janetso, the beautiful view of mountain Gangker Phuensum, the highest mountain in Bhutan. Phajoding monasteries and Thimphu town is visible at the valley floor. Overnight at camp, Phajoding
Altitude 3,250 m; Distance 21 Km; Time 7 – 8 hours.
Day 07. Phajoding – Thimphu (End of Trek)
The trek to Thimphu is down hill through blue pine forests. Afternoon at leisure/rest. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 08. Thimphu - Paro
Visit National Memorial Chorten, the Dupthop Lhakhang one of the few surviving nunneries in Bhutan. Folk Heritage museum and handicraft emporium. In evening drive to Paro. Over night stay at Paro.
Day 09. Paro - Airport
Moring drive to Paro international airport for your onward flight to Bangkok
Start planning your tailor-made Dream Holiday to Bhutan – The Land of happiness!
In order to experience the best and rewarding fulfillment clients must plan in advance the different logistics that you have in your minds before actually venturing into the world of trips. You might have wishes and hopes for which you need to plan.
The following information will help you to plan your dream trip to Bhutan.
1. When and how to visit Bhutan?
Choose your traveling date like Arrival/Departure date. You also need to choose entry/depart Bhutan via AIR or LAND.
By Air: Druk Air, the national carriers is the only service operator in the kingdom and operates several flights per week from Bangkok (Thailand), Delhi & Kolkata (India) and Kathmandu (Nepal) to Paro (Bhutan). The Paro International Airport is located about an hour and a half drive from Thimphu, the capital city of Bhutan.
Paro airport is daylight restricted, and the flights are totally dependent on the weather. As a result, sometimes flights are delayed. It is therefore a good idea to keep at least 24 hours of transit time for connecting flights out of Paro. You might also want to consider traveling on a non-restricted ticket so that if you miss a connecting flight, you can be rerouted or seated on the first available carrier.
Sometimes flights into Paro are disrupted because of unfavorable weather conditions. If this occurs, the flight will stop for the night at the transit airport. To be prepared, you may want to carry your essential personal items in your carry-on luggage.
By Land: Phuentsholing, a Bhutanese town in the southwest has road access to India. It is located about 170 km from the Indian domestic airport at Bagdogra, West Bengal. Phuentsholing is about 172 km from Thimphu the capital city of Bhutan and is about 6hours drive distance. And S/
2. What are your itineraries?
All the tours can be customized and extended as per our valued client’s requirements. There are sample itineraries for your kind reference and it will give you some general idea of the likely trip scheduled.
Complete the tour request form and submit it to us. Send us correct name list. We will send you the flight reservation status via email.
After confirming your reservation, we need the scanned copy of member’s passport.
Please remit us full payments and send us the copy of remittance paper via email. Visa will not be accepted without full payment.
We will send you the flight ticket copy and Visa Clearance Copy prior to your departure to Bhutan via email. You need to print out and carry along with you.
Start packing and looking forward to have a memorable trip in the LandThunder Dragon, DrukYul.
Hot-Stone Bath (Dhotsho)
Hot stone bath (Dhotsho) is a traditional bath of Bhutan, where a tradition of heating up stones and then soaking in the water that is in turn heated by the stones. This is also a curative method and is used throughout the country We Bhutanese belief that this bath has so much of medicinal benefits. Some diseases are curable-like joint pains, hypertension, stomach disorder, arthritis and many other minor diseases. Especially for the old age, where we have lots of body pains, joints pains helps a lot by this Hot Stone Bath (Dhotsho).
I think, the minerals in the rocks have certain chemicals, which can cure certain disease of our body. Hot stone bath has no side effects. It is in its pure natural form. We can organize the hot stone bath during your stay in Bhutan.
Weaving in Bhutan
The Bhutanese textiles are rich, vibrant, and colorful and are a complex art form as well as an integral part of the Bhutanese culture. This Bhutan weaving experiences will give you an insight about the rich textiles in Bhutan. You can sit one of the handlooms of Bhutan and weave your self practically. We promise that you will really enjoy this with great satisfaction in your life.
We will also see or learn the natural coloring and dyeing. You can bring your own materials like handkerchief to dye and color. So visit Bhutan and experience it practically by yourself.
Folk Performing Arts & Music in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan
We have Cultural Program Performing groups, which they will perform like Traditional folk songs, dances and keeps original tunes and dances alive. Moreover, new choreography for some traditional and regional songs is sometimes developed.
The troupe also performs mask dances that have historical and spiritual significance.
Horse Riding to Tiger’s Nest
Tiger’s Nest is most visited spot in Bhutan and it is much awaited by every tourist who visits Bhutan to climb to Tiger’s Nest.
It takes about 2 hrs 30mins up steep climb through the forest of pine, oak and Rhododendron. However you can ride the horse and climb till the Taktshang cafeteria.
Trip Length: 08Nights/09days
1pax = USD 2180
2 Pax = USD 2090 per person
3 Pax & above = USD 1845 per person.
The above price is inclusive of the followings:
- Government Royalty USD 65/person/night
- All government Taxes.
- Lodging (3* hotel – Twin Sharing)
- Meals (Three Meals a day)
- Comfortable Land Transportation within Bhutan.
- Service of guides (English Speaking)
- Camping Equipment & Haulage of trekking tours.
- Visa Fee of USD 40/person
- Mineral Water
- Tea/coffee with snacks ever evening at hotel
- Trying and wearing of our Traditional Costumes and photo shoot.
The above price shall be exclusive of the following:
- Travel Insurance Coverage
- Medical Expenses
- Sleeping bags on treks.
- Tips to guide and driver, others
- Personal bills and others